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Nick Xenophon raps and dances in bizarre new TV ad - 3AW

Nick Xenophon's new party, SA Best, has released a TV ad and it features the politician rapping and dancing in very awkward fashion. Described by Xenophon himself as “a bit cheesy”, the ad has had mixed reaction online. Tom Elliott said the politician ...and more »

Cyclone Gita: Wild weather prompts cancellation of Wellington flights - Stuff.co.nz

The impending arrival of ex-Cyclone Gita has prompted Air New Zealand to take the precautionary step of cancelling all flights in and out of Wellington Airport until midnight, leaving some passengers stranded. How is the weather where you are? Email ...

'It's not a war. It's a massacre': scores killed in Syrian enclave - The Guardian

Almost 200 civilians have been killed in dozens of airstrikes and shelling by forces loyal to Syria's Bashar al-Assad in eastern Ghouta over two days of “hysterical violence”, which has led towarnings of a humanitarian catastrophe that could eclipse ...

Burnt out doctors deeply distressed by botched high-stakes exam - The Sydney Morning Herald

Up to 1,200 doctors are deeply distressed by the Royal Australian College of Physicians “appalling” handling of an IT meltdown that wiped out a crucial, high-stakes examination on Monday. Senior physicians have raised serious concerns for the mental ...

Trump-Russia inquiry: lawyer who worked with Manafort charged with lying to FBI - The Guardian

Alex Van Der Zwaan, who is reportedly married to the daughter of a Russian-Ukrainian oligarch. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA. Prosecutors investigating possible collusion between the Trump election campaign and the Kremlin scored another victory on ...

Commonwealth Games 2018: Jessica Peris, daughter of Olympic gold medallist Nova, tests positive for banned ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

The day after Australian athletics was still celebrating the arrival of a new teenage star the sport has been rocked by a drugs scandal involving the daughter of Olympic gold medallist and former senator Nova Peris tested positive to a banned substance ...

School principals at higher risk of burnout, depression due to workplace stress, survey finds - ABC Online

One in five school principals are overwhelmed by workplace stress, a survey has found, with an expert saying the results point to a "looming crisis". Key points: Survey found almost half of principals have faced threats of violence at work; One in ...and more »

Florida school shooting: Trump 'supportive' of better gun background checks - BBC News

US President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve background checks on gun ownership, the White House says. He spoke with Republican Senator John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill that seeks to improve the checks in place before someone can buy a gun ...

Flexing muscles? China stages rare mid-sea drills in eastern Indian Ocean - India Today

Sources in the Indian security establishment clarified that the Chinese Naval exercise was in International waters. China PLA Navy. Photo for representation. (Reuters). HIGHLIGHTS. China's PLA Navy held rare mid-sea drills in the Indian Ocean. Drills ...

Trump is helping to undermine US democracy. That's just what Russia wants - CNN

Washington (CNN) Wittingly or not, President Donald Trump spent the Presidents Day weekend doing the Kremlin's work. It may be months before Americans learn whether special counsel Robert Mueller will validate or reject allegations that Trump's 2016 ...